Rama urged to reconsider incentive distribution arrangement for seniors, PWDs

Morexette Marie Erram 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was urged to reconsider his decision to prioritize fully vaccinated senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) during the distribution of the city’s cash incentives. Councilor Dave Tumulak…

Cebu City to deploy vaccinators for unvaxxed seniors during cash aid distribution

Morexette Marie Erram 12/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, December 6, announced the implementation of a “hierarchical arrangement” in the distribution of cash assistance to senior citizens. “Senior citizens… unahon (ug distribute) ang fully vaccinated……

Talisay targets to give booster shots to 400 healthcare workers per day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Talisay City Government is targeting to provide booster shots at a rate of 400 healthcare workers per day. The city on Monday, November 22, 2021, officially began the rollout of booster shots,…

Cebu City has yet to announce when to start inoculating booster shots

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – While the Department of Health (DOH) already announced that fully vaccinated healthcare workers may now receive their COVID-19 booster shots, the Cebu City government said they have yet to announce when to start…

Cebu City opens 2nd vax site for minors

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government opened another vaccination site for minors aged 12 to 17 years old at the Robinsons Cybergate on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, head of the Cebu City…

Aid for vaccinated seniors in Mandaue mulled

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Vaccinated senior citizens in Mandaue City may receive additional aid from the city government. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, who is also the president of the Association of Barangay Councils and chairman of…

Balamban dangles cash incentives to entice seniors to get COVID vaccine

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government of Balamban has dangled cash incentives to entice senior citizens in their town to complete their COVID-19 inoculation schedule. The municipality announced on social media that they will be raffling…

Cebu City cops to be deployed in vax sites as vaccination of minors begins — Ligan

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some Cebu City policemen will be deployed to the vaccination centers where minors are inoculated against COVID-19 to ensure that minimum health standard protocols are followed. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, Cebu City Police…

DepEd7 urged IATF to start inoculating young adults

Morexette Marie Erram 10/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – If it meant allowing more schools to return to face-to-face classes, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) urged the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) to…

CHEd: Jabs not required for in-person college classes

Dexter Cabalza, Leila B. Salaverria 10/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Being vaccinated is not a requirement for students attending limited in-person classes in colleges and universities, according to Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chair Prospero de Vera III. De Vera made the clarification in a…

WestVac reps apologize for lack of LGU permission on clinical trials

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Representatives from WestVac Biopharma which conducted the clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine in Cebu City apologized to the City Council for failing to secure the permission of the local government unit (LGU)…

CHED-7 to students from HEIs: Get vaccinated

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/02/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Students from higher education institutions (HEIs) that would be approved to conduct limited face-to-face classes are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Maximo Aljibe, director of the Commission on Higher Education in Central Visayas…

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